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On this day in football history

  • 1899 Two Ex Pat Englishmen, Herbert Kilpin and Alfred Edwards are at the meeting which forms The Milan Football and Cricket Club. This is the current day AC Milan.
  • 1926 A crowd of 15,000 at Filbert Street, Leicester saw Scotland beat England 4-1 in the first amateur international between the two countries since the acceptance of professionalism in England in 1885. Bryant scored for England while Jessiman, Noble and McBain(2) scored for Scotland.
  • 1926 A.J. Whitehurst scored five of Rochdale's eight against Chesterfield. He joined Rochdale in 1923 after three years with Stoke and became a prolific scorer. In his five years with the club he hit 117 goals in 169 League games including the club record of 44 in 1926-27. During the summer of 1928 he moved to Liverpool but stayed for only a few months before moving on to Bradford City where he played in 15 games before the end of the campaign and scored 24 goals including a haul of seven against Tranmere Rovers and won a Third Division North medal that season. He joined Tranmere in 1931 and left the League three years later. Between 1919 and 1934 he scored 181 League goals in 313 matches.
  • 1926 Swindon Town centre-forward Dave Morris scored 5 goals against Queens Park Rangers. He made his debut in 1919 with Fulham and then played for Brentford, Millwall and Swansea Town before joining Swindon in the summer of 1926. He was an immediate success and scored 47 goals in 41 matches in his first season. He had seven years with the club and, in all, hit 241 goals in 271 matches. Spent his last season, 1933-34, with Clapton Orient. His overall record in the League was 292 goals in 419 outings.
  • 1950 Headington United (Now Oxford United) are the first of the current Clubs in the league to install floodlights.
  • 1958 Leicester City's centre-back Jack Froggart and left-back Stan Milburn shared an own goal in their match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. This is the only known instance in Football League history.
  • 1993 The wage demands of Johan Cruyff prove too much for the Dutch FA and they announce that he will not be in charge for the 1994 World Cup Finals.